prison industrial complex

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was terribly upset with the news that this sequester battle is going to end up cutting into the profits of her buddies in the private prison industry. Brewer appeared on Fox this Wednesday and called the release by the Department of Homeland Security of non-violent immigrant detainees "appalling." Read more...
Last week, seven members of Decarcerate PA set up school desks, banners, and a little red schoolhouse to block the entrance to the prison construction site in Montgomery County, PA. They then sat at the desks, linking arms and refusing to move Read more...
Lee Camp: The US has 5% of the world's population and 25% of the world's prisoners. Why is this happening? Read more...
Here's some bipartisanship I could get behind -- taking a step in the right direction to end our ridiculous "war on drugs" which is filling our prisons up with non-violent drug offenders. Marijuana Bill In Congress: Barney Frank, Ron Paul Read more...
Rachel Maddow followed up with KPHO's Morgan Loew on Arizona's private prison industry and on the sponsor of SB1070, Arizona Sen. Russell Pearce, who' Read more...

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We covered this story back when it first aired on Phoenix Arizona's KPHO and Rachel Maddow did a fine job of reporting on it here as well. Arizona's t Read more...
Gee, I wonder if Greta Van Susteren will ask Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer about this the next time she comes on her show fear mongering about Arizona's Read more...
November 27, 2009 PBS McLaughlin Group McLaughlin Group discussion on America's growing prison population. Read more...
September 28, 2009 News Corp Read more...
Hillbilly Report: George Bush comes to Louisville and regular folks speak up. Now that's Kentucky. In Tennessee they cut 323,000 people from the s Read more...